Advanced Connected Vehicle Systems Engineer

Ford Motor Company US Dearborn, MI
Job Description & Qualifications

Position Description:

Seeking a highly skilled and experienced professional to lead system engineering development & integration efforts for the Phone as a Key feature.


* Translate 1 pager feature definition into a customer user experience

* Develop / Maintain Specifications and Release in Specification management tools, - Review and approve component high-level design documents.

* Champion Technical Design Reviews, solicit feedback from all stakeholders, ensure buy-in including Privacy/Legal, Security, Safety (if required) in addition to functional and other feature owners.

* Maintain open requirements issue list, review, track and track issue change requests when necessary and champion process

* Create and Maintain Feature / Enabler FMEA and quality documentation and ensure DVP captures test cases from both requirements and FMEA documentation

Primary Technical Skills:

* Experience working with Bluetooth protocols, standards, BLE, other transports

* Familiarity with vehicle component-level system integration, vehicle CAN, Ethernet networks.

* Familiarity with mobile device software & hardware platforms.

* Experience creating Failure Mode Avoidance documentation such as P-Diagrams, Boundary Diagrams, & FMEAs for highly integrated systems.

* Experience in application, architecture design; design/delivery of complex integration solutions and some practical programming experience.

Primary Soft Skills:

* Strong communication and team player skills; able to work globally across a diverse cultures.

* Strong analytical and problem solving skills for overall architecture, application design.

* Strong interpersonal and communication skills to communicate with support personnel, application development personnel, vendors and management.

* Ability to work in a collaborative, team environment and ability to work under aggressive timelines and sporadic heavy workloads

* Possess sustainability against changing demand from internal & external business requirements.

* Be accustomed to operating agile and quickly to meet customer product demand.

Required Qualifications:

* Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Telecommunication Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science

* 2+ years' experience as a system engineer or system architect

Preferred Qualifications:

* Master's degree in engineering

* Experience launching new technology and complex systems

* Verification/testing or system operations experience is a +

* Cross-functional experience with 2 or more areas: in-vehicle embedded telematics technology, body & security electronic systems, IT backend / cloud based systems

* 2+ years' experience with mobile app or various application server side or embedded development

* 2+ years' experience working CAN, in-vehicle systems

* 1+ years' experience of Bluetooth Low Energy integration and development experience

The distance between imagination and … creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. When you join the Ford team discover all the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you'd expect from a diverse global leader. You'll become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.